This is a 24-hour video recording of a day in the life of Mingmar Lama, a seasonal harvester of yartsa gumbu, or caterpillar fungus, and farmer. Mingmar is an on-screen participant featured in Lives in Transit from the Tsum Valley of Nepal.
This video was produced by Rinzin Lama, Andrew Mahlstedt, Dawa Yakpa, Yog Shakya, Tenzin Norbu, Ravi Shrestha, Karma Ghale, Santa Bahadur Tamang, Arjun Magar, Tenzin Norbu, Thepe Tamang, Maila Tamang, Santosh, Jit Bahadur Gurung, and Kancha Tamang.
This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit www.globallives.org